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Sony HTX8500vsYamaha YAS207

Sony HTX8500

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score

Sony HTX8500

£249.00
£295.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 2.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a subwoofer included and a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
200W
DOLBY
ATMOS
HDMI
ARC X
1
3.1kg
WEIGHT
86
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Widely Available
64
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
1 Year Old
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Yamaha YAS207

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score

Yamaha YAS207

£299.00
£379.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 2.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a subwoofer included and a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
100W
2.7kg
WEIGHT
71
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
68
Value for Money
Good
77
Age
2 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sony HTX8500

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score

Sony HTX8500

£249.00
£295.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 2.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a subwoofer included and a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
200W
DOLBY
ATMOS
HDMI
ARC X
1
3.1kg
WEIGHT
86
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Widely Available
64
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
1 Year Old
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Yamaha YAS207

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score

Yamaha YAS207

£299.00
£379.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 2.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a subwoofer included and a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
100W
2.7kg
WEIGHT
71
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
68
Value for Money
Good
77
Age
2 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
4 Reasons For
100W Bigger Power
The Sony HTX8500 has a power of 200W, however the Yamaha YAS207 is only a 100W soundbar (100W smaller).

'Power' denotes how powerful the soundbar is, measures in watts.

Generally speaking, the higher the power level of the soundbar, the louder the maximum volume, and the better the sound quality will be.

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£50 Cheaper
The Sony HTX8500 costs £249.00, whereas the Yamaha YAS207 is £299.00.
More Shops Are Selling It
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this soundbar and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
11 Months Newer
The Sony HTX8500 was released 23 months ago, but the Yamaha YAS207 was released three years ago
2 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The Yamaha YAS207 has received a Kagoo Score of 77, however the Sony HTX8500 scored 73.
Better Brand
Yamaha soundbars have an average rating of 84%, whereas Sony only has an average rating of 76.1%.

Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
23 months old Best 34 months old

Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
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Power

'Power' denotes how powerful the soundbar is, measures in watts.

Generally speaking, the higher the power level of the soundbar, the louder the maximum volume, and the better the sound quality will be.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Audio Channels
2.1
 2.1
2.1
 2.1
Power 200W
BEST
100W
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 
 
 
Other Features Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Soundbar Dimensions (WxDxH) 64mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Subwoofer Driver Diameter (Imperial) Unknown - Click to provide data 6.5
AC Adapter Included
AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth Profile
A2DP Avrcp
Spp
 A2DP
 Avrcp
 Spp
A2DP Avrcp
Spp
 A2DP
 Avrcp
 Spp
AirPlay
AirPlay
 AirPlay
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Manual
 Manual
Manual
 Manual
Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Apple Docking Compatibility
Not Supported
 Not Supported
Not Supported
 Not Supported
 
 
 
Audio Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio Decoder
Dolby Atmos Dolby Digital
Dolby Truehd Dts
Dolby Pro Logic Ii
 Dolby Atmos
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Truehd
 Dts
 Dolby Pro Logic Ii
Dolby Atmos Dolby Digital
Dolby Truehd Dts
Dolby Pro Logic Ii
 Dolby Atmos
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Truehd
 Dts
 Dolby Pro Logic Ii
Game Mode
Game mode
 Game mode
Game mode
 Game mode
Equalizer
Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Soundbar Speaker Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Woofer Diameter Unknown - Click to provide data 160mm
Woofer Diameter (Imperial) Unknown - Click to provide data 1.75
Tweeter Diameter 111mm
BEST
14mm
Woofer Driver 2 4
BEST
Tweeter Driver Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Impedance
RMS Power 128W
BEST
100W
 
 
 
Subwoofer Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Subwoofer
Wireless
 Wireless
Separate
 Separate
Bass Adjustment Unknown - Click to provide data
Bass adjustment
 Bass adjustment
Bass Reflex
Bass reflex
 Bass reflex
Bass reflex
 Bass reflex
Wireless Subwoofer
Wireless subwoofer
 Wireless subwoofer
Wireless subwoofer
 Wireless subwoofer
BEST
Subwoofer Impedance
BEST
Subwoofer Frequency Range Unknown - Click to provide data 40Hz
RMS Power (Subwoofer) 64W 100W
BEST
Subwoofer Type
Integrated
 Integrated
Wireless
 Wireless
Subwoofer Included
Subwoofer included
 Subwoofer included
Subwoofer included
 Subwoofer included
 
 
 
Technical Details Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
3D Sound
3D sound
 3D sound
3D sound
 3D sound
BEST
Remote Control
Remote control
 Remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Connector(s) 1 X HDMI Input, 1 X HDMI Output (EARC), 1 X Optical, 1 X USB (Updates Only) Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Connection
Wireless connection
 Wireless connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
AUX In Unknown - Click to provide data
AUX in
 AUX in
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Digital Audio Optical In 1 1
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Connection
Wired & Wireless
 Wired & Wireless
Wired & Wireless
 Wired & Wireless
Bluetooth Version
5.0 4.1
 5.0
 4.1
5.0 4.1
 5.0
 4.1
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Output 1 1
HDMI In 1 1
HDMI Port 2 2
Line-In Unknown - Click to provide data
Line-in
 Line-in
USB Port
USB port
 USB port
USB port
 USB port
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
 
 
 
Power Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Power Consumption (Standby) 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (Typical) 32W 30W
BEST
AC Input Frequency 50Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
100
 100
100
 100
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Subwoofer Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 401mm
Subwoofer Height Unknown - Click to provide data 437mm
Width 890mm 930mm
Subwoofer Width Unknown - Click to provide data 180mm
Height 64mm 60mm
Depth 96mm 108mm
Subwoofer Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 7.9kg
Weight 3.1kg 2.7kg
 
 
 
Packaging Content Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Handheld Remote Control
Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Batteries included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Brackets Included Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting brackets included
 Mounting brackets included
Cables Included
Ac Optical
 Ac
 Optical
Ac Optical
 Ac
 Optical
Packaging Content Sony HT-X8500 2.1 All-in-One Sound Bar With Dolby Atmos - Remote Control - Batteries - Optical Cable - Power Adapter - Quick Start Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Features Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
FM Radio
FM radio
 FM radio
FM radio
 FM radio
Audio Format
Aac Lpcm
Sbc Pcm
 Aac
 Lpcm
 Sbc
 Pcm
Aac Lpcm
Sbc Pcm
 Aac
 Lpcm
 Sbc
 Pcm
Night Mode
Night mode
 Night mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Stands
TV stands
 TV stands
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Bravia Sync Yes
 Bravia Sync
 Yes
Bravia Sync Yes
 Bravia Sync
 Yes
Recommended Usage TV Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
Black
 Black
Black
 Black
Built-in Display
Built-in display
 Built-in display
Built-in display
 Built-in display
LED Indicators
LED indicators
 LED indicators
LED indicators
 LED indicators
Surround Sound
Surround Sound
 Surround Sound
Surround Sound
 Surround Sound
 
 
 
Special Features Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Multiroom
Multiroom
 Multiroom
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos
 Dolby Atmos
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Features Sony HTX8500 Yamaha YAS207
Mobile App Control Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile App Control
 Mobile App Control
4k Passthrough
4k passthrough
 4k passthrough
4k passthrough
 4k passthrough
Smart Soundbar
Smart soundbar
 Smart soundbar
Unknown - Click to provide data

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